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. just hours now into a ceasefire that ends the worst fighting between israel and hamas in years, one gaza city resident saying the morning coffee even tastes different, feeling as if there's a brand new start. good morning and happy thanks giving, i'm gregg jarrett in for bill hemmer. >> and i'm iowansly err hart. secretary clinton is telling us the international community will do its to make things better for both sides. >> the united states will work with partners across the region to consolidate this progress, improve conditions for the people of gaza, provide security for the people of israel. gregg: leland vittert is live in southern israel with the latest. leland? >> reporter: good morning, gregg. there's sort of a cold rain that has descended here on southern israel, but all is quiet on the southern front. the only sounds we are hearing is the tanks and the armored personnel carriers that the israeli army brought out to possibly launch a ground invasion of gaza now heading north, back to their bases. as life, at least a little bit, begins to return to normal. for the past eigh
-- >> there is a thing called the internet. a cease-fire thing between israel and hamas is close according to egyptian negotiators. that could allow a huge influx of weapons into the hands of islamic militants. the ambassador to the u.s., it's good to have you on our program. good morning to you. are these reports out of cairo true or is israel ready for a ground invasion? >> i can't confirm the reports. we want an end to the fighting. we want hamas to stop shooting at israeli families who are in bomb shelters. they have had 1,000 rockets fired at them. we want hamas to stop fighting. hamas has to stop firing and we have to create a situation where they can't go back to where they were before, every other week some hamas people would send a million israelis into bomb shelters. no country would tolerate that situation. israel has the right to defend itself and has the right to decide how to best defend itself. bill: i want to show the long-term picture. here is gaza. it runs 25 miles in length. you have the border checkpoint where the israeli government has documented that weapons have gone under vario
on key hamas targets. bill: lelan vittert joins us on the gaza border. there was talk of a cease-fire. where are we on that? >> reporter: israeli radio which has a reliable track record is quoting officials saying there will be a an aments early as tonight. from egypt they are saying israeli aggression will cease. israeli air strikes continue to pound away at the gaza strip. we are at over 110 deaths inside the gaza strip. much of hamas and islamic jihad infrastructure has been damaged as has been their ability to launch rockets. that was the point, to destroy their ability to launch rockets. also to take out jihad military wings which they have done as well. secretary of state hillary clinton will land here in israel. meet with prime minister netanyahu and we have heard a couple high-ranking officials here in israel including the german foreign minister and the unitetheunited nations secretary-general. the actual cease-fire announcement could happen in egypt as the fighting continues here. bill: what have you observed in the past several hours where you are? what's happening on
claim of responsibility. but inside hamas they praise the bomber, they passed out candy to their children. it's a celebration tradition that went back to the second intifada. people's faces say, "here we go again." this is the raw intensity that we saw during the second intifada. it's a suicide bombing. all the glass has been knocked out. while the iron dome has protected tel aviv from hamas' missiles it did not protect it from this, bringing back memories of the second intifada and brings fear to the streets of the country's second largest city. there has yet to be an arrest. but it has serious consequences. the focus of the cease-fire talks in terms of rockets but also other activities from these militants around israel. gregg: what's the latest on the gaza offensive? >> reporter: the rockets keep coming out overnight. we had a number of rockets fired and 2 people died overnight. the israeli air force bombed one target they said was near the football stadium. there were a number of m munitis being held. that shows you how much weaponry there is in the gaza strip. also
apparently attempting to fly under the radar as world media focused on the conflict between israel and hamas in the gaza strip in the last 10 days. so fox news learning that iraq is once again allowing iran to use their airspace to rearm syria's president in his fight against the rebels. leland vittert has been on this story now. he joins us live from jerusalem. leland, what do we know here? >> reporter: martha, it is no secret that iran wants to keep president bashar assad in power there in syria but they're becoming increasingly sneaky how they are getting him weapons, ammunition, other things to continue the fight against his own people. western intelligence sources confirm this video shows cargo planes that have landed from iran inside syria flown by iraqi airspace. despite very intense u.s. pressure to stop those flights. they land. they off-load and the people you are watching our sources tell us are iran revolutionary guard corps members helping the syrian regime. according to our sources the revolutionary guard used all media attention that happened in gaza, no one is talking about s
have not yet diminished hamas's ability to launch rockets towards israel. now israel is thinking it may have to go in on the ground. we were driving around where the idf had dozens if not hundreds of personal care yors and bulldozers and tanks, that were concealed pretty well behind a large berm and trees out of the line of sight from palestinians where they can use laser-guided anti-tank weapons. the israelis called up some 15,000 reservist forces activity duty guys from both sides of the border to mass here on the gaza border to go in if the order it given. bill: leland you have much different middle east from the last time when there was a ground invasion in gaza and there is significant concern how the current egyptian government is giving support for what hamas is doing now. how is that now factored into this equation as israel tries to make divisions to defend its people and its country? >> reporter: it is a totally different ball game because four years ago when israel went into gaza, hosni mubarak who was in egypt squarely on the side of israel and united states putting pressure
be right for you. bill: it's one of those wed days in the middle east. hamas reporting that its top it in commander has been killed after an israeli air strike. the middle east continues to pop. that news just in here at america's newsroom. martha: we have new details on a deadly plane crash that happened in mis. the plane sputtering after takeoff. all three people were pilots onboard that plane are dead. one person on the ground is injured. what do we know about what happened here? >> reporter: the single-engine plane was headed to an faa security conference 30 miles away. but it sputtered out of control shortly after takeoff. all three people onboard were pilots. it happened in jackson, mississippi, not far from the zoo and at least one person was inside the home. she escaped by jumping out of the window and was taken to the hospital. the owner of the plane was scheduled to be on that flight but didn't because he decided to go hunting with his family last minute. martha: what do we know about this plane specifically. >> we know the faa and ntsb are investigating. but the owner say
: and another hotbed in that region, the hamas terror group is now accusing israel of breaking ceasefire rules two days after a truce was reached along the israel/gaza border. israeli officials say they will investigate reports that a palestinian man was killed. israel has arrested several palestinians suspected of blowing up a bus in tel aviv. we'll bring you the latest on that when we have that. gregg: those are just a few of the many stories we are following this morning. a busy day in "america's newsroom." >>> plus, a boat trip turning deadly off the coast of florida. how 23 people ended up in a fight for their lives. patti ann: and tragedy on the highway. a chain reaction crash causing a 140-car pile-up. we'll tell you how this happened. gregg: plus, ambassador susan rice under fire for calling benghazi a respond spontaneous , and now she is speaking out against her republican critics including senator john mccain. why she says their claims are unfounded. >> when discussing the attacks against our facilities in benghazi, i relied solely and squarely on the information provided to me by th
takes out a top hamas commander. gregg: new questions for the attorney general. what he knew about the investigation into former cia director david petraeus. and was he right to keep word of the affair from the president? we'll ask former attorney general alberto gonzales. martha: the white house, the scene of a big meeting on the so-called fiscal cliff tomorrow. what both sides are saying about taxes, the deficit, and the chances that we could reach a real deal. >> i do think that the spirit of cooperation that you've seen over the last week from myself and my team, from democrats across the aisle. from the president. have created an atmosphere where i think that, i'm, remain optimistic. gregg: welcome back. hard to believe. thanks give something just around the corner. dozens of us airways flight attendants though are picketing at phoenix's sky harbor airport demanding more money and a new contract. without a deal, they warn they may go on strike. the flight attendants have been working without a contract for the last 14 years. and negotiations, currently are stalled. they say th
city the cleanup from the past two weeks of violence continues. within hours of the cease-fire hamas had workers cleaning up the destruction. this is not only part of the reconstruction effort but also hamas showing palestinians it is in firm control and in charge of gaza. both israel and hamas have sent representatives to egypt to continue discussions about the cease-fire agreement. with israeli election coming up in a few months it is unlikely much will get done, martha. martha: thank you very much. con nor powell reporting in gas say, if you thought the fight for the health care law was over, supreme court breathing new life into a new legal challenge. we'll talk to the principle players in this case. martha: weighing for the details on the showdown between ambassador susan rice and lawmakers meeting on capitol hill. big questions were raised on her controversial comments on the libyan terror attack. we'll have developments from the meeting as they come through. we'll be back on "america's newsroom" [ malannouncer ] it'that time of year again. time for cii price rewind. because yo
. it could lead to a strengthening of hamas. as to the palestinian authority this is largely a symbolic effort. 132 nations currently recognize palestine. they are hoping for a vote that could produce 170 positive votes. we'll find out very soon. martha: we sure will. david lee thank you. bill: republicans have their own version of the d.r.e.a.m. act. how do you solve illegal immigration? the coautomatic thoefr the achievcoauthor of the achieve act is here and will be here in a moment. martha: a couple out for a drive, attacked over a cellphone video. >> if anybody wants property from you it's not worth your life or getting injured over it. property can be replaced, but you cannot. bill: we have new details on a huge fire at a clothing factory in bangladesh that killed more than 110 people. fox news learning that disney and sears are some of the western companies that did business inside that factory. it larry merged that workers there were making clothes for walmart on the clothing label of hip-hop star sean combs in bangladesh. martha: republican senators are taking on immigration wit
, then, this whole thing is just an exercise in futility. >> reporter: but hamas is now on board. they have rejected this until this weekend when they say they will support it, bill. bill: thank you, eric shawn watching the vote at the united nations here in new york. martha. martha: president obama is now saying he could not be prouder of ambassador susan rice but several republican senators would disagree as we have seen play out threw the course of this week. we'll talk about that with bret baier. bill: also a new effort underway to close gitmo. my next guest calls it the gold standard for holding terrorists. if that is the case, where do we go from here? we'll find out. martha: the call of the wild where a zebra and a pony were just trotting down the street. you see that pretty much every day, right, bill? in nye neighborhood we have zebras and ponies going by the strip mall in the moaning in. just saying ♪ tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 let's talk about low-cost investing. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 at schwab, we're committed to offering you tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 low-cost investment option
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